Welcome to AiCuris : The Powerhouse for Anti-Infectives

AiCuris (from 'Anti-infective Cures') is a pharmaceutical company exclusively focused on the discovery, research and development of novel antiviral and antibacterial agents for the treatment of severe and potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. AiCuris was founded in 2006 by experts from Bayer's virology and bacteriology research divisions.



With its broad and innovative pipeline of novel anti-infectives, tight focus on specialist markets with high medical need, and a team of internationally regarded scientists and drug developers with exceptional track-records in major pharmaceutical and biotech companies, AiCuris is perfectly positioned to grow and thrive, delivering innovative drugs to the market to help patients with severe, life-threatening infections.

Company News

Change at the top of AiCuris

After 9 very successful years establishing and developing Wuppertal-based biotech company AiCuris, Prof. Dr. Helga Rübsamen-Schaeff will transition from her function as CEO to assume the role of Chair of the Board, as of March 1st 2015.



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Letermovir: Phase 2 results

Publication in NEJM

Letermovir met the study’s two primary efficacy endpoints in CMV-seropositive allogeneic human blood precursor cell recipients (bone marrow transplant patients). Read Merck's and AiCuris' publication in the New England Journal of Medicine.  


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Job Opportunities

Join AiCuris and its quest for novel Anti-Infectives
We offer an exciting and challenging working enviroment in an innovative company with a world-class  R&D Portfolio.